Incident Reports

Man arrested on the charges of killing his wife in Khotang


Province 1, Khotang, Rupakot Majhuwagadhi, Ward 6

Police arrested Sudeep Kumar Rai, 24, of Phedi VDC-4 on February 13 on the charge of killing his wife. SI Yadav Gautam said that Rai had beaten his wife to death following a dispute on January 16. The incident occurred when Rai, who had been abroad for work, learnt that his wife had a paramour and was 5-month pregnant. Police said Rai was arrested after the locals complained that she had not committed suicide as Rai had claimed. The postmortem of the body was conducted at District Hospital, Diktel on January 19.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Secondary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other types of GBV
Secondary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1